Dec 11, 2012 1:00am EST
mark. she runs google's washington office. she's always been on the cutting edge of things that really matter. let me start off by saying i do not think there is an anti- innovation caucus. i do not think there is anybody who is opposed to innovation. it is a little bit like apple pie or rg3. let me ask you all to describe what we really mean by innovation. what are the two or three priorities we ought to really be talking about? glenn? >> let's start on that side. >> i thought you'd start on that side. >> i go to my right first. >> there are three types of innovation. this is from the business perspective, our world. one is scientific innovation that allows the second innovation which is the technology innovation, to take the underlying discovery and commercialize its, turning it into a product that can be used for consumer customers. what is equally important is how you can then take a discovery, it turned into a technology, and you can deliver it in a way that allows you to build a business that gets you a margin that can support the business. basic science innovation, technology in
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, google's vice president, hosted by the center for american progress. it's about an hour. >> susan, as always. that's a really tough act to follow. >> for sure. >> i am delighted to be here. tell you one quick story. i did a column one time in which i referred to her as the sugar ray robinson policy director. for those of you here who are noort boxing fans or don't remember sugar ray rob join, about 99% of the audience, he was pound for pound the greatest boxer in the history of the game. sugar ray robinson policy record, when i see her i say high sugar. >> i was wondering why you say that. >> one of my younger reporters overheard this one time and said to a colleague, god, is he old. it's a different generation, isn't it? i'm sorry. sugar. >> i'm glad you explained that. >> you were worried, too. it's terrific to be here. what a great panel. glenn hutchins is the founder of silver lake. he has been probably -- there's been no private equity guy who has invested in as much in technology and innovation. his -- he is a tremendous asset to drew fast at harvard. as a great advisor and
Dec 10, 2012 12:00pm EST
with google and harvard for a day that i hope will stimulate people and remind them of the importance of the investments. thank you. [applause] [captioning performed by national captioning institute] [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2012] >> president obama travels to michigan today. he will be speaking to autoworkers in a plant outside detroit about extending the bush tax cuts for the middle class. the president met with john boehner at the white house to discuss a deal to avoid the automatic tax increases and spending cuts that are set to kick in at the beginning of next year. we will have live coverage of the prison in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. -- the president in michigan starting at 2:00 p.m. eastern. at 5:30 p.m. eastern, how u.s. debt, economic growth, and baby boomers retiring could lead to political and economic change. also, the u.s. senate meets today to continue debate on extending insurance on higher deposit announced. live coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. eastern on c-span2. the house gavels in a tomorrow. we will have live coverage tomorrow a
Dec 10, 2012 8:00pm EST
will hear from a google vice president who served in the u.s. house of representatives in 1990. hosted by the center for american progress, this is 55 minutes. >> that is a really tough act to follow. i am delighted to be here. let me tell you one quick story about our host and one of my favorite people. i did a column one time in which are referred to her as the sugar ray robinson of policy issues. sugar ray robinson was pound for pound the greatest boxers in the history of the game. whenever i see her, i say hi, sugar. one of my younger reporters said to a colleague, she is a different generation. it is a terrific -- it is terrific to be here. he is a tremendous asset. his real claim to fame is he is part owner of the boston celtics. to but the more we will talkjonathan teaches at thehe has written 150 books. i say about pat moynihan that he had written more books than most senators have read. i am dazzled by that. he is also a senior adviser at the center for american progress. he's very interested in the subject. susan, we have to stop meeting like this. we have done more seminars.